Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Maven skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Maven over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Maven
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 81 137
Rank change year-on-year -58 +56 +2
Contract jobs citing Maven 85 123 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.33% 2.33% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.03% 14.25% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 84 41
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £400 £330 £315
90th Percentile £600 £554 £475
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South West median hourly rate £61.50 - -
England median hourly rate £56.25 £45.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year +25.00% +52.41% -33.22%

Maven is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,209 863 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.97% 16.34% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 552 647
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £533
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 25 44
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.36% -1.44% -0.12%
10th Percentile £36.75 £35.50 £26.88
90th Percentile £56.50 £48.75 £53.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +6.10% +2.50%

Maven
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Maven as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Maven in the South West

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Maven in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Maven in the South West

Maven
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Maven in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Maven in the South West

Maven
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Maven in the South West

Maven
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Maven within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -20 41 £450 +20.00% 11
Somerset -20 16 £400 -15.79% 1
Devon -3 9 £530 +21.14% 3
Wiltshire -44 9 £575 +26.03% 7
Dorset +2 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -12 2 £538 +26.47% 2
Maven
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Maven also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Maven.

1 80 (94.12%) Java
2 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (68.24%) Jenkins
4 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
5 35 (41.18%) Spring
5 35 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 32 (37.65%) RESTful
7 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
7 29 (34.12%) Cucumber
8 28 (32.94%) Selenium
8 28 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (32.94%) Web Services
9 26 (30.59%) HTML
9 26 (30.59%) JUnit
9 26 (30.59%) TDD
9 26 (30.59%) Scrum
10 25 (29.41%) OO
11 24 (28.24%) Ant
12 23 (27.06%) SQL
13 22 (25.88%) UML
14 21 (24.71%) Security Cleared
15 20 (23.53%) Microservices
16 19 (22.35%) Spring Boot
17 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
17 18 (21.18%) AngularJS
17 18 (21.18%) SOAP
17 18 (21.18%) Java EE
18 17 (20.00%) Eclipse
19 16 (18.82%) CSS
19 16 (18.82%) Waterfall

Maven
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 8 (9.41%) Mule
3 7 (8.24%) Apache Spark
4 6 (7.06%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.88%) JBoss
6 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.53%) Confluence
7 3 (3.53%) nginx
8 2 (2.35%) Apache Qpid
8 2 (2.35%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.35%) WildFly
9 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.18%) Apache
9 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) InVision
2 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (10.59%) BrowserStack
4 6 (7.06%) GitHub
4 6 (7.06%) Serverless
5 4 (4.71%) Apigee
5 4 (4.71%) SaaS
6 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (3.53%) PaaS
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) AMQP
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) SMS
2 1 (1.18%) SSH
2 1 (1.18%) VPN
2 1 (1.18%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.88%) Big Data
3 5 (5.88%) HBase
3 5 (5.88%) MySQL
3 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.35%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.35%) MarkLogic
6 2 (2.35%) Redis
7 1 (1.18%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.18%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 58 (68.24%) Jenkins
2 29 (34.12%) Cucumber
2 29 (34.12%) Git (software)
3 28 (32.94%) Selenium
4 26 (30.59%) JUnit
5 24 (28.24%) Ant
6 17 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 11 (12.94%) JIRA
7 11 (12.94%) WebDriver
8 10 (11.76%) Gradle
9 9 (10.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (10.59%) SoapUI
10 7 (8.24%) CruiseControl
10 7 (8.24%) JMeter
10 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
11 6 (7.06%) Bitbucket
11 6 (7.06%) Cobertura
11 6 (7.06%) Mockito
11 6 (7.06%) SonarQube
12 5 (5.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (7.06%) Back Office
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (63.53%) Developer
2 46 (54.12%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Tester
4 12 (14.12%) Automation Tester
4 12 (14.12%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Java Automation Tester
5 10 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 10 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (10.59%) AWS Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Angular Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.18%) Spring
2 32 (37.65%) RESTful
3 28 (32.94%) Web Services
4 26 (30.59%) HTML
5 19 (22.35%) Spring Boot
6 18 (21.18%) AngularJS
6 18 (21.18%) Java EE
6 18 (21.18%) SOAP
7 16 (18.82%) CSS
7 16 (18.82%) REST
8 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
8 13 (15.29%) jQuery
9 11 (12.94%) JAX-RS
10 10 (11.76%) Middleware
10 10 (11.76%) PrimeFaces
10 10 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (11.76%) WebCenter
11 9 (10.59%) JMS
11 9 (10.59%) JSF
12 8 (9.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.71%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.71%) User Experience
3 3 (3.53%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.53%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) CentOS
2 2 (2.35%) Unix
2 2 (2.35%) VMS
3 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 28 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (30.59%) Scrum
4 26 (30.59%) TDD
5 25 (29.41%) OO
6 22 (25.88%) UML
7 20 (23.53%) Microservices
8 16 (18.82%) BDD
8 16 (18.82%) Waterfall
9 15 (17.65%) DevOps
9 15 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
11 12 (14.12%) Web Development
12 11 (12.94%) Integration Testing
13 10 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (11.76%) User Stories
14 9 (10.59%) Software Delivery
14 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (94.12%) Java
2 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.06%) SQL
4 12 (14.12%) Python
5 9 (10.59%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.24%) Java 8
7 5 (5.88%) Scala
8 4 (4.71%) Ruby
9 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) C
9 2 (2.35%) C#
9 2 (2.35%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) ES6
9 2 (2.35%) JPQL
9 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.35%) Perl
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.35%) R
9 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) QA
2 5 (5.88%) HL7
3 1 (1.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) vSphere
3 1 (1.18%) iptables
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.88%) Ansible
3 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.53%) Nagios
5 2 (2.35%) Kibana
5 2 (2.35%) logstash
5 2 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.18%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) hybris
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Perforce
4 4 (4.71%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.53%) NetIQ
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe
6 2 (2.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 2 (2.35%) Google
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.35%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (1.18%) WSO2